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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Euro-Mediterranean region

Selection of the leaders of the local clusters of gender equality actors - cycle 2

Created 01.12.2016

Following the call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors at the local level which was launched in September, seven associations from the south and the east of the Mediterranean were selected in the framework of the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - France

A member in the spotlight: French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby

Created 30.11.2016

The Foundation met Françoise Morvan, president of the French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C. L. E. F. ) which is a member of the Foundation's Association's Network since June 2016. The C. L. E. F. was founded in 1991, as a...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

The Foundation at COP22: Promoting equitable access to resources and addressing women's voices in climate negotiations

Created 29.11.2016

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which came into force in 2016, included gender equality as a principle in its preamble, as well as in the articles on adaptation and capacity-building. At the Medcop22, a Mediterranean meeting to prepare the...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Create favourable conditions for the establishment of a reception and accommodation centre for women victims of violence in Oran

Created 16.11.2016

Women in Communication (Femmes en communication) FEC - Oran’s Office is realizing a project following on from the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it carries as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality actors...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation struggles for including gender in climate agreements in COP22 in Marrakech

Created 08.11.2016

Women, environment and sustainable development are an indivisible whole. The climate agreements must incorporate the gender approach as urban and rural women in developing countries are on the first line of defense and profoundly affected by...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Portugal

A member in the spotlight: Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres

Created 02.11.2016

The Foundation had the opportunity to meet Ana Sofia Fernandes, president of the Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres (PpDM) which is a member of the Foundation's Association's Network since May 2015. PpDM is an independent...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Euro-Mediterranean region

Learning exchanges between Euro-Med associations to promote gender equality

Created 31.10.2016

The learning exchange is a process of peer-to-peer exchanges between associations working for gender equality which consists in sharing experiences and working methods to favour mutual enrichment, synergies and networking. The learning exchanges...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Mobilising decision makers to amend the Lebanese Municipal Elections' Law

Created 25.10.2016

The Committee for the Follow-Up on Women's Issues – CFUWI has recently produced a guide which calls for the amendment of the municipalities’ law in Lebanon, and for the adoption of women´s quota, in order to ensure gender equality...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Euro-Mediterranean region

Video of the advocacy workshop in favour of women in the Mediterranean

Created 20.10.2016

This video (which is mainly in French with subtitles in English and Arabic) presents the CSO WINS project “Capacity-building in the Southern Mediterranean to open policy dialogue and monitoring for women in society”, funded by the...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Euro-Mediterranean region

Local clusters of gender equality actors are presented to policy makers and other Euro-Mediterranean actors

Created 18.10.2016

The Foundation analyses women’s local realities and public policies through consultations and dialogues at a grass-roots level. Concretely, the Foundation sets up local clusters of gender equality actors every year, in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Mobilizing the community to promote women's participation in the local councils

Created 27.09.2016

Building Bridges Association (BBA) will conduct a project under the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it conducted as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality actors© (Cycle 1). BBA conducted the pilot action...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Combating violence against women and child marriage in Marrakech

Created 21.09.2016

The Federation of women’s rights leagues of Marrakech (FLDF Marrakech in French) has started a project under the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it conducted as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality...